DLL Hijacking Affecting node package, versions [,14.20.0) [16.0.0,16.16.0) [17.0.0, 18.5.0)


Severity

Recommended
0.0
medium
0
10

CVSS assessment made by Snyk's Security Team

    Threat Intelligence

    EPSS
    0.05% (22nd percentile)

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-UPSTREAM-NODE-2946727
  • published 10 Jul 2022
  • disclosed 10 Jul 2022
  • credit Yakir Kadkoda

How to fix?

Upgrade node to version 14.20.0, 16.16.0, 18.5.0 or higher.

Overview

node is a JavaScript runtime built on Chrome's V8 JavaScript engine.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to DLL Hijacking. on Windows based systems running OpenSSL that use a C:\Program Files\Common Files\SSL\openssl.cnf file. Attackers could place a malicious providers.dll file at one of the locations checked according to DLL Search Order and it would be used by the application.

CVSS Scores

version 3.1
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Snyk

5.9 medium
  • Attack Vector (AV)
    Network
  • Attack Complexity (AC)
    High
  • Privileges Required (PR)
    None
  • User Interaction (UI)
    None
  • Scope (S)
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality (C)
    None
  • Integrity (I)
    High
  • Availability (A)
    None
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NVD

7.3 high